A Little Small Talk.

This picture says more about my life than I could possibly fit into words.
This picture says more about my life than I could possibly fit into words.

I’m Ben. My wife’s name is Jacqueline, and her friends call her Jacq. For a couple of years now I’ve used this domain (which sounds conspicuously like a domain not originally intended to host a WordPress development company) as my site to encourage people to pay me for web services.

The little bootstrapped startup grew to the point it was getting awkward having to explain to people exactly what I do. So I transitioned all of my development business over to The WP Steward as of March 2016. This site will likely slowly transition back to being a place where I rant about life, love, and the pursuit of happiness. We’ll see.

Thanks for stopping by and checking us out. We’re glad you’re here.


Can We Talk?

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How to Vet an SEO Expert. (Hint: this works for almost any pro)

I have moved this post and lots of other WordPress posts over to my new site at https://wpsteward.com, where I will continue publishing helpful tips for Website owners going forward. I might get some flack for this: but I think most SEO experts are con artists. Sure, there’s room for legitimate folks who study Google …